June 3, 2019
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Edward S. Wei has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Wei, previously a partner with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, joins as a member of Gibson Dunn’s Tax Practice Group.
“We are pleased to welcome Ed to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman & Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “Ed has a broad tax practice that includes experience with private equity, public M&A, restructuring, international and partnership taxation. His clients have ranged from public and private companies to REITs and private funds. His well-rounded skill set will be a great fit with the firm’s tax and corporate practices.”
“Ed will be a terrific addition to the firm,” said Andrew Lance, Co-Partner in Charge of the New York office. “We were impressed by his significant experience in a wide range of complex tax matters. We are confident that he will be a long-term asset for our clients in New York and firmwide.”
“I am excited to embark on the next chapter of my career at such a well-regarded law firm,” said Wei. “The firm’s tax practice group handles a broad range of complex transactions both in the United States and internationally, and I look forward to contributing to its success and growth.”
About Edward S. Wei
Wei’s practice focuses on a wide range of U.S. and international tax matters, including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, initial public offerings, bankruptcy restructurings and workouts, equity and debt financings, REITs and other real estate transactions and financial instruments.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Wei practiced with Cadwalader and Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School and has an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge (Jesus College).